Many individual gifts combine to raise more than $200,000 each year. UWF distributes
all of that $200,000 to these Agency Partners for their services to help people create
better lives for themselves.
Black Swamp Area Council Boy Scouts develops youth through character building activities, citizenship training, career exploration and community service.
DayBreak SAIDO Learning Center provides an innovative therapy shown to reduce the
symptoms of dementia among older adults.
FACT (Financial Assistance for Cancer Treatment) helps with bills related to cancer
treatments, including transportation, prescriptions, supplies and medical equipment.
First Call For Help Fostoria is an information and referral service for Fostoria. It
connects people in need with the resources available to help them. Call 419-435-2555.
Fostoria Area Habitat for Humanity develops decent, affordable housing in partnership with prospective owner-families.
Fostoria Learning Center provides training for a skilled workforce. UWF funds support the GED, ESOL, literacy and other programs for adult learners.
Fostoria Senior Citizens Center provides a social outlet and a pleasant gathering place for the 50-plus crowd.
Geary Family YMCA receives funding to support youth sports programs, member scholarships, the childcare center and swimming lessons.
Getting Ahead** helps adult students identify habits and beliefs that are holding them back and teaches skills to Get Ahead in today’s world. New Agency Partner!
Girl Scouts of Western Ohio is a structured program for girls 5-17 focusing on individual areas of interest, camp experience and organized troops.
HOPE in Fostoria promotes substance abuse prevention and education in Fostoria.
PatchWorks House provides supervised visitation and exchanges for children whose families are in crisis.
Red Cross, North Central Ohio Chapter shelters, feeds and provides emergency support for victims of local natural disasters.
SCAT (Seneca-Crawford Area Transportation) provides public transportation for work,
school, shopping, appointments and special events.
St. Vincent de Paul Society gives a hand up to people in time of need through volunteer
work, donated items, minor repairs, emergency funding – and moral support.
The Budget and Admissions Committee evaluates each agency’s programs, finances and operations before recommending funding levels to the Board of Trustees. Their work ensures that donated funds are spent wisely and efficiently. All campaign donations are used locally for the benefit of the people of Fostoria
Agencies serving the people of Fostoria and have 501(c)(3) status are welcome to apply Agency Partner status. For more information, contact Evelyn Marker at the United Way Office.